Grade 8

Anna Karenina

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

The beautiful, intelligent Anna Karenina arrives in Moscow to counsel her sister-in-law, Dolly, whose husband, Stiva, has been cheating on her. Anna arrives on the same train as the military… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 9.6
  • Dewey: 800

Annaleise Carr: How I Conquered Lake Ontario to Help Kids Battling Cancer

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

Over eight months worth of planning, hundreds of hours of hard physical training, amassing a team of dedicated crewmates, approaching sponsors and collecting donations—and finally, swimming… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • Dewey: 920
Fall 2019

Anne Frank: Out of the Shadows

From the Series Gateway Biographies

While her family hid during the Holocaust, Anne Frank recorded her personal reflections as well as the harrowing circumstances she faced in her diary. Read about her life before and after the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 940.53/18092 [B]

Anne of Avonlea

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

It has been five years since Anne Shirley first came to the Cuthbert farm on Prince Edward Island, and she is just as full of dreams and schemes at sixteen as she was at eleven. Anne has… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 8.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Anne of Green Gables

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

When brother and sister Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert decide to adopt an orphan child to help them on the Green Gables farm, Anne Shirley is not the kind of child they have in mind. Matthew… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Annie Quinn in America

From the Series Adventures in Time

Annie Quinn knows that a new life in America is her only chance. In 1847, the only sure way to survive the potato famine is to leave Ireland. With her younger brother Thomas, twelve-year-old… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Annika Sorenstam, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Think you know all there is to know about Annika Sorenstam? Well, did you know that: * The first LPGA tournament she ever won was a major—the 1995 U.S. Open? * As a child, she dreamed of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 796.352092

A Noble Cause

From the Series Suddenly Royal

For as long as she can remember, Alix has dreamed of being a pop star. But near her eighteenth birthday, she learns she is already famous—her parents, who died long ago, were members of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Anorexia and Bulimia

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

"Anorexia, bulimia signal a troubled body and soul" cried a headline in USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper. These serious eating disorders plague people of all ages, but mostly… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.85'26

Antony and Cleopatra

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Two years after the assassination of Julius Caesar in 44 BC, three men—Octavius Caesar, Lepidus, and Mark Antony—rule the Roman Republic. Antony should be in Rome, helping to stop Pompey's… Read More →

  • Dewey: 822.3/3

Anxiety: Deal with it before it ties you up in knots

From the Series Lorimer Deal with It

The most common mental health problem facing Canadian children today is anxiety. It's easy to dismiss the emotional, psychological, and physical effects of anxiety in children as being "all… Read More →

  • Dewey: 300

Anxiety Disorders

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

Millions of Americans—more than 16 percent of teens and adults—live with some type of anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders are a group of disorders that include panic disorder, agoraphobia… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • Dewey: 616.85'22

Anywhere but Paradise

Moving from Texas to Hawaii in 1960, 12-year-old Peggy Sue faces a difficult transition when she is bulled as one of the few haole (white) students in her school. This lyrical debut novel is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Pocketful of Goobers: A Story about George Washington Carver

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

There wasn't anything that George Washington Carver couldn't grow. He took the common goober--today's peanut--and created hundreds of useful products from it, turning goobers into a very… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 630'.92'4
Spring 2020

Apollo 13: A Successful Failure

"Houston, we've had a problem." On April 13, 1970, the three astronauts aboard the Apollo 13 spacecraft were headed to the moon when a sudden explosion rocked the ship. Oxygen levels began… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 629.45/4

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Late 19th-century Ireland is full of social, political, and religious turmoil. It is in the midst of this strife that Stephen Dedalus grows up. From his struggles with his classmates as a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • ATOS: 8.7
  • Dewey: 823'.912

A Princess of Mars

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

The American Civil War has just ended and John Carter, a former Confederate soldier, is searching for gold in the West. Instead of discovering riches, he breathes in a strange gas in a cave… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1390
  • ATOS: 9.0
  • Dewey: 800

Archenemy

From the Series Counterattack

As a defender for the Fraser High girls soccer team, Addie used to be ready for anything. There was no play she couldn't shut down. But now the biggest threat on the field is one of her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Arctic Explorer: The Story of Matthew Henson

From the Series Trailblazer Biographies

Through howling snowstorms and over treacherous sheets of ice, Matthew Henson and Robert Peary raced against other explorers and death itself to be the first to reach the North Pole. After… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 910'.92

Arctic Thaw: Climate Change and the Global Race for Energy Resources

Ice in the Arctic is disappearing—and opportunity is calling. As climate change transforms the top of the world, warmer conditions are exposing a treasure trove of energy resources previously… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1200
  • ATOS: 8.0
  • Dewey: 333.790911'3

Arguing: Deal with it word by word

From the Series Lorimer Deal with It

A brand new series to help adolescents cope with conflicts in everyday life and promote peaceful homes, schools, and communities. Disagreements may be inevitable, but when they get out of… Read More →

  • Dewey: 300

Armed Services

From the Series On the Radar: Defend and Protect

From the might of the navy and skill of the air force to the bravery of the troops that fight on the ground, make sure the armed services are on your radar!Inside you'll find these features:Da Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 355.00973

Army Delta Force: Elite Operations

From the Series Military Special Ops

The most secret and elite of special forces groups, U.S. Army Delta Force fights terrorism, hunts down war criminals, and performs dangerous surveillance missions. Delta Force soldiers cannot… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 356'.167

Army Rangers: Elite Operations

From the Series Military Special Ops

As the first fighters into battle, U.S. Army Rangers are skilled in outdoor survival, leading raids against the enemy, and defending key territory. With extensive training, Rangers learn to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 356'.1670973